Driver dies in early morning Omaha crash

Posted By: Channel 8 Eyewitness News

Police say a 25-year-old woman died when the vehicle she was driving slammed into a power pole in northwest Omaha.

A passerby reported the crash just before 3 a.m., and police found a Ford Explorer resting against a large power pole. The driver was dead at the scene.

Police believe the crash occurred sometime earlier, when the vehicle left the road and crashed into the pole.

The driver was identified as Raelynn M. Preston, of Omaha.